Democracy Now! Friday, November 7, 2003
Canadian Man Deported by U.S. Details Torture in Syria
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Canadian citizen Maher Arar said he was repeatedly beaten and tortured and kept in a cell three feet wide after the U.S. secretly deported him to Syria. Anonymous officials told the Washington Post that the U.S. knowingly sends suspects abroad to be tortured. We go to Canada to speak with Maher Arar.
"The Violations of Human Rights by the Israeli Army is Unprecedented" - Mustafa Barghouti Discusses the Occupation of Palestine
As a UN committee monitoring human rights abuses of Palestinians concludes that the situation in the Occupied Territories was the worst ever last year we speak with renowned Palestinian Mustafa Barghouti of the Palestinian National Initiative.
"Bush is a Dangerous Nincompoop" - Actor/Musician Jack Black on the War on Terror, the Democrats and the Rockefeller Drug Laws
In a Democracy Now! exclusive, rising movie star and Tenacious D bandmember Jack Black speaks about Hollywood politics and his new documentary, “60 Spins Around the Sun,” about comedian/activist Randy Credico.